#AHLOTB: Matthew Peca making a name in SYR

December 26, 2015 Photo: Scott Thomas By Evan Stockton | AHL On The Beat Archive   Put yourself, for a moment, in the shoes of Matthew Peca. You’re a bright-eyed 21-year-old forward who has just completed his senior season at Quinnipiac University (Connecticut), having posted your fourth straight season of 30 points or more. You

Peca Getting Comfortable, Consistent With Crunch

Submitted by jghoughtaling on November 17, 2015 – 09:11 By Jeremy Houghtaling Matthew Peca’s goals in back-to-back games looked eerily similar. The Syracuse Crunch center picked the puck off the half wall, danced through multiple defenders to the slot, and wristed a shot into the back of the net. Peca used his speed and skill

Crunch participate in Special Santa shopping spree

Syracuse Crunch | 12/3/2014 9:50:00 PM | Tim Durr   SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Syracuse Crunch shopped with children in TJ Maxx at Destiny USA Wednesday in support of the Hillside Family of Agencies Special Santas program. Five Crunch players, Henri Ikonen, Kevin Lynch, Tanner Richard, Joel Vermin and Luke Witkowski, teamed up with Hillside youth and

Helenius Named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

February 18, 2013 Photo: Syracuse Crunch SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch goaltender Riku Helenius has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 17, 2013. Helenius backstopped the Crunch to three wins this week, recording two shutouts in the process—against the Albany